In November 1995, Queen Elizabeth presides at signing of the Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Bill, making reparations for the seizure of Maori land by British colonists in 1863. August 10, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://researcharchive.vuw.ac.nz/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10063/5404/thesis.pdf?sequence=1 Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 15, 1988 In 1988, the Japanese American reparations bill becomes law as the Civil Rights Redress Act of 1988. This lays the framework for $1.2 billion ($20,000 each) paid to Japanese Americans and a Letter of Apology as Federal redress. June 15, 1952 In 1952, Germany pays $822 million as reparations for the Holocaust. September 15, 2018 By June 2018, all countries in Europe, with the exception of Poland, have passed legislation to compensate owners for properties seized under Nazi and communist rule. Poland now considers limited legislation that would nonetheless include provisions for restitution to spouses, children, and grandchildren of now deceased victims.